Towngas Achieves Greater Agility with IBM FlashSystem
Founded in 1862, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Towngas) was the first public utility, and is one of the largest energy suppliers in Hong Kong.
Towngas’ Customer Management System, which handles billing, hit its performance bottleneck. They were looking for a solution that can at least cut half the batch running time.
Towngas ran a PoC comparison between IBM’s and another Flash solution. IBM’s solution achieves a 30-50% performance gain against that competing solution.
IBM FlashSystem V9000
IBM Storwize V7000
IBM Global Technology Services
The new deployed IBM Flash-based storage environment offers over 50% performance improvement over Towngas’ previous storage environment.
With extreme IOPS and microsecond latency performance, applications and OLTP workloads now run faster and scale further under the new environment.
“We are extremely happy with the new storage environment, which comprised IBM FlashSystem V9000 and Storwise V7000. It supports our vigorous growth and gives us peace of mind at the same time,” [Susanna Shen, Head of Corporate IT, Towngas]
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